Corals in a USC lab
USC Photo/Gus Ruelas

Surviving in warming oceans

USC researchers have shown for the first time that corals can pass to their offspring a coping mechanism to potentially gain an advantage in a changing environment.

Digital avatars
Image/Courtesy of Ari Shapiro

The next step in communication?

Apps from a USC professor and his team allow users to create digital avatars of themselves. The idea could make waves in everything from health care to entertainment.